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How Important Inventory and Asset Management Are To Your Supply Chain

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In the competitive world of business, companies are beginning to realize how crucial supply chain management is to maintaining a competitive advantage, along with attaining total transparency and peace-of-mind. Supply chain management is based around the understanding that so many processes are involved in delivering a product to a customer, mainly involving the flow of both physical items and information ... Read More »

7 New Trends In The World Of Warehousing

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Like many other industries, warehousing is being completely transformed by advances in technology and new workplace trends. And where warehousing goes, related spaces like retail, supply chain management, and transportation will follow. The capabilities of warehouses to store, organize, track, pick and pack, and ship out inventory determine how efficient and effective the world’s biggest businesses can be. As e-commerce ... Read More »

All You Need To Know About Barcode Scanners

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The business world has been transformed by all kinds of emerging technology, from cloud computing to smartphone applications that track productivity and improve communication. But arguably the most transformative technology is one that has already been around for generations: The barcode scanner. Business owners that rely on a global supply chain to move their inventory from warehouses to the homes ... Read More »

Get Ready For Next Year’s Tax Season With Asset Management

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Another tax season has come and gone, and we’re steadily approaching the halfway point of yet another year in the financial books. How did filing for your business go this year? We’re willing to bet that filing your business taxes was yet another hectic, stressful, and overly complex mission that took up way too much time, money, and energy. How ... Read More »

How Are Millennials Transforming Supply Chain Management?

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There are lots of myths about the millennials in the workplace. Some think they have less loyalty; others believe they care more about “purpose” than they do making a living. Here’s the truth: Millennials are just as driven to succeed as any other generation of workers. Most organizations should be happy to have them (and many don’t have a choice, ... Read More »

How Blockchain Will Reshape Supply Chain Management

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Blockchain foundational technology that underlies all the buzz around things like Bitcoin and Ethereum, is one of the biggest and most talked about supply chain trends we’ve seen in technology in some time. It’s also not very well understood, which means most of the conversations about it are happening in a very small circle—mostly by those in financial services. In ... Read More »

How To Start Using Artificial Intelligence In Supply Chain Management

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Supply chains are getting smarter, and not because we as human beings are growing collectively better at predicting when inventory will run out, or calculating invoices. Supply chain management is receiving a major boost from artificial intelligence. According to predictions by McKinsey & Company, firms may see around $1.3 trillion a year in economic value from using AI in supply ... Read More »

Android vs Windows in the Warehouse

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For years, Microsoft systems ruled the computing world. But just as Apple eventually arrived to take a bite out of Windows personal computing market share, Google’s Android platform is taking over as the standard operating system for enterprise computing. In the battle between Windows and Android in the warehouse, it’s not even close anymore. In the battle between Windows and Android ... Read More »

The Tools You Need To Concour Tax Season

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Tax season for small business owners and those tasked with preparing and filing business taxes always brings about the same headaches, stresses, and perhaps worst of all, costly mistakes. The problem usually stems from some variation on the same issue: A lack of organization, preparation, and record-keeping during the previous year. Inventory records, insurance information, and travel expense logs are ... Read More »